The cost share of $40 will include all events and refreshments for the entire two days.  You only need to bring a picnic basket for your own meals.   

If the cost share amount is a hardship, please email  Shakaya at 

We hope that people will attend Friday evening and Saturday to increase the creative connections and experiences in our community.   

Registration For workshops is Required.                                scroll down to the bottom of this page to register,   

Friday      August 10th     2018  

Friday is a good night to see the Perseid Meteor Shower from the dark lawn at Foundation of Light. 

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5:45pm - 6:30pm     Welcoming Fruit Feast Gathering

6:30pm - 7:30pm     Capoiera Demonstration with                                       dance music and instrumentals                                   presented by ITHACA'S CAPOEIRA                                     ANGOLA NEGAÇA GROUP.

                                      Brought to the celebration                                                                    by Lang and Gazel

8:00pm - 11:00pm    Creative Community sharing                                         fire circle. Blessing stones and                                   scarves gifted to honor the                                         wisdom within you.                               

Saturday    August 11th  2018    

Bring your own lunch and dinner                            

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9:00am - 6:00pm    Cooperative Art Creation -                                              Join whenever you are able. 

10:00am-9:00pm     Coffee, Teas, Water and                                                   Healthy Treats available

10:00am-10:30am    Cooperative Introductory Games                                     Facilitated by Bailey McCarty   

10:45am-12:15pm   Creative Conjuring                                                          of Vision and Words                                                        (using collage and creative writing)               Facilitated by local visual artist Lisa Baechtle

LUNCH HOUR 12:15-1:15

Time to have your picnic on this beautiful property

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1:30pm-3:00pm   An Interdisciplinary arts experience    Main Room          involving movement, vocal                                               improvisation, poetry & violin.                                  Facilitated by local singers Aria Dawn                          & Karen Wyatte, dancers from Ithaca                             Dance Church, & local violinist                                      Kathryn Drake.

1:30pm-3:00pm    Dancing In Charcoal                         Facilitated by local visual artist Patricia Brown

3:30pm-5:00pm   The Seed of Your Societal Ideal                                          via Acting Explorations                    Associate Professor of Acting, and Founder of Theatre for Social Change,  Cynthia Henderson

Starts at 5:00pm  Closure and Creative Sharing.                            We will all come together in a large circle                        in the main hall to share what we felt,                              experienced,  and created.

Information  on how to continue similar creative experiences throughout the year will be shared.

DINNER  After Sharing Circle - 6:30pm

Time to have your picnic on this beautiful property

 6:30pm-9:00pm  Gong Healing Sound Bath                                               Followed by Dance Sanctuary                                      Both Facilitated by Dance Sanctuary                             Artist and healer Neko-Three Sixty

Registration For workshops is Required                          Please register now using the form below. 

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Please list here if you paid the cost share fee, a reduced amount, or have requested a free entry. This helps me keep records. Please email to ask for a helping task if you are able. In any case, please sign up for as many workshops as you wish. Instructions and payment link just below this form.

Pay by card by clicking here  To pay by check, please Make checks payable to Moonforest Gallery (The sponsor of this event), and mail to 3 Pheasant Ln, Ithaca, NY 14850   We want everyone who wishes to be able to attend. If the cost share is a hardship, email Shakaya at